This was... Chris Bent (1969)

Chris B: on Radio Seagull online  every Friday and Saturday, midday and midnight UK time  (1300/0100  Central Euopean Time)
 Also overnight on DAB North Yorkshire Coast and County, various AM frequencies in the Netherlands &

Playlist for 01 March 2019
with Marcelle

Hour 1
Fleetwood Mac-Green Manalishi (with the two pronged crown)
Bachmann Turner Overdrive-Hold Back The Water
International Teachers Of Pop-Another Brick In The Wall
David Bowie-Helden
Left Side-Welcome To My House
Aerosmith-Dream On
Tapestry-Circles Within A Square
I Monster-Daydream In Blue
The Tony Hendrik (Five)-Grooviest Girl In The World VOGUE (released this week 50 years ago)
Fleur De Lys (with Sharon Tandy)-Gotta Get Enough Time
Snow Patrol-Life On Earth
Jethro Tull-Locomotive Breath (US mono censored promo with loud 'beep')
Marvin Gaye-Sanctified Lady (UK censored single with 'beeps')
Bon Jovi-Runaway
Hour 2
Brian Auger & Trinity-Just You Just Me
David Garrick-Maypole Mews
Bee Gees-Cucumber Castle
U2-Sunday Bloody Sunday
Procol Harum-Piggy Pig Pig
Band Of Horses-In A Drawer
Manfred Mann's Earth Band-Spirits In The Night
Grassroots-Temptation Eyes
Guess Who-These Eyes
Styx-Difference In The World
Tubes-She's A Beauty:

Tubes on the Tube:

Tubes with Olivia Newton John-Dancin' (Xanadu soundtrack)
Goldfrapp-UK Girls/Physical
House Of Lords-Million Miles


Hour 3

50 years ago:
There were 64 new singles released on Friday
28th February 1969

Bar-Kays-Soul Finger  ATLANTIC
Episode Six-Mozart versus The Rest  CHAPTER ONE
Bread and Beer Band (with Elton John)-Dick Barton Theme  DECCA
Guy Darrell (Elton John song)-Turn To Me  PAGE ONE
Foundations-In The Bad Bad Old Days  PYE
Beach Boys-I Can Hear Music  CAPITOL
The Marbles-Walls Fell Down  POLYDOR
Temptations-Get Ready  TAMLA MOTOWN
Hollies-Sorry Susanne  PARLOPHONE
Raymonde's Magic Organ-Young Girl DERAM
There were 5 singles released on DERAM on the same day by Raymonde's Magic Organ.
Each one promoted an LP respectively of music from the 1920's/30'/40's/50's/60's. We played an album track. We had wanted to play the single 'These Boots Are Made For Walking'.
Kazzenatz Katz Super Cirkus-Embrassee  BUDDAH
The Real McCoy-Round The Gum Tree  PYE
Lee Perry/The Inspirations-Eight For Eight  DUKE
Trevor and the Maytones-Every Day Is Like A Holiday  BLUE CAT
Derrick Harriot-Another Lonely Night  BIG SHOT
Ohio Express-Sweeter Than Sugar  BUDDAH
Gun-Drives You Mad  CBS
Sharon Tandy-Gotta Get Enough Time  ATLANTIC
Jason Crest-Waterloo Road  PHILIPS
Shirley Maclaine-My Personal Property  MCA
Johnny Taylor-Take Care Of Your Homework  STAX
Marylebone Ensemble-Porcelain  BEACON
Lee Dorsey-I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter  BELL
Shirley & Johnny-Don't Make Me Over  MERCURY
Wallace Collection-Daydream  PARLOPHONE

extended podcast:
Bill Deal and the Rhondells-May I  MGM
Smoke Ring-No Not Much  BUDDAH
Rejoice-November Snow  STATESIDE
Los Bravos-Save Me Save Me  DECCA
Gene Pitney-Maria Elena  STATESIDE
Little Mac and the Boss Sounds-In The Midnight Hour  ATLANTIC
Little Milton-Grits Ain't Groceries  CHESS
Plastic Penny-Turn To Me  PAGE ONE (not released this week but played to compare with
Guy Darrell's version, played earlier in this podcast, of this early Elton John/Bernie Taupin composition)


This was... Marcelle (1971)

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Chris B (with the delightful miss wood), circa 1975. See

picture restored from a damaged slide


Chris & Jez: Hunstanton, Summer 1971 - Schools Out for 'Bent + Bowles'

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